The Crime Lounge July 20th

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Bree Dwyer is desperate to escape her husband, take the children and run. But he’s always watching. And she always gets caught. Until her first love, Alfie Jennings, returns to Essex… Gangsters Alfie and Vaughn have been out of the game for a while, but a life of crime is one you never forget.

My name is Alex, and my world has been shattered. My husband has left me. My children won’t speak to me. My friend Carrie is the only person I have. She’s the only one I can trust to keep all my secrets. She’d never do anything to let me down. Would she?

The same night a local hero saved two people from the burning Marineland resort in Southend, a young woman was raped and murdered minutes from the scene of the fire, the culmination of a series of brutal rapes in the town. The killer was never found.

You can't choose your family. Or can you?  Meet the Bensons. They're an ordinary couple. They wash their car, mow their lawn and pass the time of day with their neighbours. And they have a beautiful little girl called Daisy

If He Wakes
By Zoe Lea

You can always trust your best friend… can’t you? When Rachel discovers a Twitter message arranging a romantic liaison she assumes her husband is having an affair, and follows him. What she witnesses is so much worse: a hit and run using his car.

New recruit to the Botswana Criminal Investigation Department, Samantha Khama suspects the murdered girl was killed for muti, the traditional African medicine usually derived from plants, sometimes animals, and, recently and most chillingly, human parts.

There are three things you need to know about Jasper. 1. He sees the world completely differently. 2. He can’t recognise faces – not even his own. 3. He is the only witness to the murder of his neighbour, Bee Larkham.

She can’t remember. But someone else can… When Helen Graham arrives in a tiny village, she shuts herself away, far from the prying eyes of the locals, behind the gates of a gothic mansion. But her fiercely guarded privacy comes at a cost. Just what is making her so scared?

The Tattoo Thief
By Alison Belsham

When Brighton tattoo artist Marni Mullins discovers a flayed body, newly-promoted DI Francis Sullivan needs her help. There's a serial killer at large, slicing tattoos from his victims bodies while they're still alive.